NAR in the News Archive

Selling in Spring–Tips from Tom Salomone

The process of selling a home can be a stressful one. There are a lot of steps and things one needs to consider: Is it the right time?  At what price should the home be listed? Where are you...

Are Realtors® Becoming Obsolete? NAR President Chris Polychron Says No Way

In an age when home buyers can go online and check out hundreds of homes for sale in their area, we’re hearing the same question over and over again: “Will we even need real estate agents in the future?”...

NAR in the News – What Realtors are doing about safety

As Realtors® become more aware of the inherent dangers of their profession, prospective home buyers should prepare themselves for a few changes. Gone are the days where your first meeting with an agent took place at a home you...

[Video]: Why Vacation Home Sales Surged in 2014 (Big Money Real Estate)

NAR Research’s Jessica Lautz has become a media celebrity of late. You may have read her recent comments on millennial homebuyers in Forbes, or perhaps heard her on NJ 101.5 while white-knuckling your way down the New Jersey Turnpike. Jessica...

[Video] NAR in the News: Squeezed Renters (CBS MoneyWatch)

Yesterday’s release on rising housing costs and its impact of preventing renters from becoming homeowners is making major headlines today in national and local media outlets. In case you missed it, NAR’s Research team found that in the past...

NAR in the News: Baby Boomers and Housing (The New York Times)

Whether they’re downsizing to smaller homes or moving across the country, housing will play an important role in the retirement plans of baby boomers (those born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964) in coming years. Referring to NAR...

NAR in the News: President Chris Polychron Talks to Men’s Health Radio

How do you put yourself in the best position to get the home of your dreams? Learn as much as you can and get the best help you can find–a Realtor®.  In a recent interview with Men’s Health Live...

[Video] NAR in the News: Metro San Jose Home Prices (TODAY Show)

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Do you know how fast single-family median home prices have risen in metro San Jose in recent years? The TODAY show aired an interesting segment this morning...

NAR in the News: Americans Are Housing Bulls (Bloomberg)

Americans are still housing bulls, according to Bloomberg: “Need proof? Just look at the blowout fourth quarters Home Depot Inc. and Lowe’s Cos. reported this week. Both home-improvement chains posted profit that topped analysts’ estimates and beat revenue projections...